Searching for a clean alternative to gasoline, automakers around the world have largely focused on battery propulsion and hydrogen fuel-cell technology. But both are only as clean as the source of energy they rely on.
Generating electricity or producing hydrogen using power from coal plants is far from clean. But using renewable power is a different story. And Toyota, which has been focusing its efforts on hydrogen, with products like the new Mirai fuel-cell vehicle, is now lending its support to wind power.
The automaker announced today it is entering a partnership operating out of the city of Yokohama to produce hydrogen that can be used to fuel vehicles like the Mirai.